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Table 4 Mean and standard error (\( \overline{\mathrm{X}} \) ± SE) of the epididymal fluid fatty acids (mg/dL) according to the epididymal segment (caput, corpus and cauda) in dogs

From: Fatty acid content in epididymal fluid and spermatozoa during sperm maturation in dogs

  Caput Corpus Cauda
Caprylic 31,35.84 ± 1,640.87 3,467.34 ± 917.79 25,493.90 ± 20,432.01
Capric 25.15 ± 19.05 11.25 ± 1.25 25.36 ± 9.78
Heptadecanoic 8.36 ± 1.36 9.47 ± 0.63 23.15 ± 10.78
Nervonic 15.11 ± 3.31 16.72 ± 1.49 41.52 ± 10.56
Stearic 33.10 ± 5.64a 68.85 ± 11.35a 171.19 ± 26.22b
Pentadecenoic 17.06 ± 4.33a 24.18 ± 3.45a 129.21 ± 20.21b
Linoleic 4.68 ± 0.75a 10.49 ± 2.50b 11.03 ± 1.17b
  1. Different superscripts in the same line indicate significant differences (P < 0.05)